Arizona Coyotes Foundation & Bally Sports Arizonaâ€™s Charity Broadcast Raised $100,000 To Support Phoenix Childrenâ€™s
By Claire Natale -
Friday Apr 15, 2022
The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, in conjunction with Bally Sports Arizona, raised $100,000 during its annual charity broadcast on April 14. All funds raised during the broadcast and online, will be donated to Phoenix Childrenâ€™s. The event was broadcasted live on Bally Sports Arizona. Phone calls were answered by former Coyotes Captain Shane Doan, TV color analyst Paul Bissonnette, Coyotes players Lawson Crouse, Christian Fischer and Liam Oâ€™Brien as well as playersâ€™ wives and girlfriends. To date, the Arizona Coyotes Foundation has donated $1 million to Phoenix Children's.
â€œThis telethon was possible with the support of the Arizona Coyotes, Bally Sports Arizona, and the community,â€ said Tim Harrison, Vice President, Corporate Partnerships & Special Events at Phoenix Childrenâ€™s. â€œPhoenix Childrenâ€™s continues its expansion plans to even more cities throughout the state where life-saving care is needed for our patients. The funds raised will go to help with those expansions and our continued efforts to recruit top talent. Our most heartfelt thanks to everyone that played a role in raising an incredible amount this year.â€
â€œWe are thrilled that our annual charity broadcast raised $100,000 for Phoenix Childrenâ€™s,â€ said Coyotes President & CEO Xavier A. Gutierrez. â€œFor the past 26 years, the Coyotes have supported Phoenix Childrenâ€™s who does such an amazing job helping Valley kids and families in need. We are so grateful to all our generous fans who have helped us reach the $1 Million mark in lifetime giving. We are very thankful to our great partner Bally Sports Arizona for all their support with our charity broadcast.â€
â€œWe are proud to partner with the Coyotes for our annual charity broadcast that raised much needed funds for patients at Phoenix Childrenâ€™s,â€ said Bally Sports Arizona Sr. Vice President & General Manager Brian Hogan. â€œThis event holds a special place in our hearts, and Iâ€™m extremely proud of the extra efforts and high level of dedication turned in by our staff to make it such a success.â€
Fans who donated $125 received an exclusive Crescent Moon logo plush blanket (with the option to donate the blanket to Phoenix Childrenâ€™s) AND two lower-level tickets to the Coyotes vs. Capitals game on April 22 or the Coyotes vs. Blues game on April 23.
Fans who donate $450 received an authentic black Shane Doan No. 19 Kachina jersey with a personalized message from the Coyotes legend AND two lower-level tickets to the Coyotes vs. Capitals game on April 22 or the Coyotes vs. Blues game on April 23. Fans who make a $450 donation will also receive a 1-Night Stay in the Coyotes Fanatic Room at Gila River Resorts & Casinos - Wild Horse Pass or Vee Quiva.
Donations can still be made by visiting arizonacoyotes.com/telethon.
About Phoenix Childrenâ€™s
Phoenix Childrenâ€™s is one of the nationâ€™s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospitalâ€“Main Campus, Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospitalâ€“East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. For more information, visit phoenixchildrens.org.